Master in Business for Architecture and Design - Faculty

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Combining expert academics and professionals from IE School of Architecture and Design and IE Business School, the Master in Business for Architecture and Design includes world-class faculty. Led by Jerónimo Van Schendel Erice, the team consists of leading professionals who bring real-world experience to the classroom, creating a practical and relevant learning experience. Professors stay up-to-date with global trends, helping students become the professionals ready to tackle real-world challenges now and in the future.
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The faculty of the Master in Business for Architecture and Design includes a combination of academics from IE School of Architecture and Design, IE Business School and top practitioners. Many of the faculty are entrepreneurs, executives, academic experts and authors who hold executive positions in start-ups or multinationals and who have been published in top journals. Their know-how and market awareness make them perfect for bringing intellectual diversity and practical insights into the classroom, enabling students to deal with real-life and challenging situations.


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ProfileJerónimo van Schendel Erice

Director of Master in Business for Architecture and Design

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Jerónimo van Schendel Erice

Director of Master in Business for Architecture and Design

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Jerónimo van Schendel is a Spanish-Colombian Architect, graduated from ETSAM in 2011 and Master in Architecture (M.Arch II) with Distinction, from Harvard University Graduate School of Design since 2016. He has worked with some of the most renowned architects in Spain, such as Cruz y Ortiz, Rafael Moneo or AS+, and is an IDEO SF CoLab Fellow 2016 (Iot & Blockchain Innovation Lab). Jerónimo currently serves as Office Manager at Abalos+Sentkiewicz AS+, with several projects in Spain, China and Latin América. His independent work is focused on identifying scalable entrepreneurship opportunities in the intersection of design, AEC, and technology, mainly through platform business models.

Carl Kock

Professor of Strategic Management in the IE MBA, Master and Doctoral level programs

Strategy Fundamentals
Management Skills

Joseph Pistrui

Founder of Nextsensing Initiative

Entrepreneurial Management
Architecture Venture Lab

Roberto Molinos

Partner and managing director at Modelical, Organizer of Algomad

Buiding Information Management
Technology Management

Caroline Cole

Founder and Director of Colander Associates Ltd.

Introduction to Design Management

Balvinder Singh Powar

Board Member and Director at BOOSTER Space Industries and AERDRON. Associate professor at the IE Business School.

Virtual Collaboration

Rebecca Fanger Feliciano

Business Strategy and Executive Development Consultant

Leadership & Coaching

Javier Bernad

Communication and marketing executive and Founder of Speak & Span

Presentation and Communication

Jon Blasby

Director of Castiel Consultants. MRICS

Project Management

Ignacio Calles

Head of mobile business company Ideup!

Digital Environments

José María Compagni

Owner and Managing Director of Docensas

Marketing Fundamentals
Architecture Venture Lab

Paolo Giancane

Member of Board of Vesenda.
Managing Director of Mount Flag Capital

Financial Planning
Architecture Venture Lab

Borja Gómez Martín

Senior Architect and Project Director at IDOM. Architecture Venture Lab

Architecture Venture Lab

Manuel Jiménez Hidalgo de Torralba

Air Nostrum Chief Operating Officer

Negotiation and Decision Making

Laura Maguire

Professor and Executive Director of Doctoral Programs for IE Business School


Katharine Marks

Managing Director of evolutionhr

Human Resources Management

Cristina Mateo

Associate Dean of IE School of Architecture and Design
Ph.D, Sociology

Daniel Mayoral

Partner at PDM Consultores

Personal Strategy

Joleine Mudde

Founder de RevealandGo

Personal Branding

Diego Romón

Partner of PDPTalentum

Negotiation and Decision Making

Miguel Vidal

Manager of computational techniques at diverse preojects of Foster + Partners

Computational Design

Teresa Martín Castro

Partner at Mavens

Design for Law Entrepreneurs

Carmen Goytre

Partner at Rivergo Advisors

Service Design

Nick van Dam

Chief Learning Officer at IE University

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